Cape Neddick Light Station

Cape Neddick Light Station


Lighthouse Data (aka Nubble Light)

Established:July 1, 1879
Light List:Aid No. 125/J0226
Position:N 43° 09' 54"W 70° 35' 28"
Nautical Chart
Cape Neddick, near the entrance to York River; York, Maine
Characteristic:Iso R 6s (2) [6 seconds Red
alternating with 6 sec darkness
Original Optics:Fourth-order Fresnel Lens -1879 (3)
Present optic:Fourth-order Fresnel Lens -1928
Elevation:88-feet high Focal Plane
Range:13 nautical miles visible reach at sea
41-feet high White Conical Cast iron lined with brick Tower with Black Lantern
Fog signal:One Second blast every 10 seconds
First Keeper:Nathaniel Otterson
Automated:July 13, 1987
Current Use:Active aid to navigation,
U.S. Coast Guard Access to Optic;
Owned by the Town of York since June 20, 1998

Cape Neddick Map

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